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WHO testing coronavirus drugs

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 07:55 PM, 28 March 2020  

WHO testing coronavirus drugs

WHO testing coronavirus drugs

The World Health Organization (WHO) has started experimental treatment on coronavirus patients in Norway and Spain.

WHO officials said four drugs have been selected to treat Covid-I9. These include chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine, anti-HIV drugs used in the treatment of malaria, Remdesivir, lopinavir and ritonavir. In addition, these drugs are a combination of interferon-beta drugs.

A French health survey found that using decades-old drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine helped to recover from coronavirus. However, health experts said they had to be examined it further.

In the meantime, health authorities in the United States and China have applied the remedies made by Gilead Sciences and it could reduce the duration of the coronavirus infection.

American infectious disease epidemiologist and Head of the World Health Organization's Emerging Disease and Zoonosis New Disease and Infectious Diseases Unit from Animal to Human Body Dr Maria D. Van Kerkhove said many drugs were being tested on clinical or patient sites. Now it is important to evaluate correctly.

World Health Organization officials say that to avoid the use of ineffective drugs in the treatment of Covid-19.

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